Sailing Instructors

ILYC sailing instructors

Sarah Greene, Opti Beginner Instructor
Sophie is a college sailor from Trinity College Dublin where she is finishing her second year.  In addition to her college racing she has experience teaching adaptive sailing to young sailors with disabilities.  She also has several years experience coaching at Royal Irish Yacht Club.

Sophie Whelton, Opti Intermedate Instructor
Sophie is a college sailor from Trinity College Dublin where she studies Business, Economics and Social Studies.  She grew up sailing at the Baltimore Sailing Club where she was later employed.  Her includes Optis, Topazes, and Lasers.  In addition to college and summer sailing she also competed on her top ranked high school team Scoil Mhuire.

Dermot Lyden, Day Sailing Instructor
We are thrilled to welcome Dermot Lyden back for his second summer as our Day Sailing Instructor. Dermot is a native of Ireland and he began sailing in Baltimore Ireland when he was  years old.  He went on to race competitively in the Optimist, RS Feva, Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial.  He currently races at the University College Cork where he will complete his third year of Mathematics and Physics.

Kerri-Ann Boylan, Kites and Wires Instructor
Kerri-Anne is the captain of her college sailing team from Dublin's Institute of Technology.  In addition to her college racing she has competed at the regional and international levels in a variety of single and double handed boats.  The past two summers she has coached Opti Racing at New Bedford Yacht Club.

Tucker Wray, Junior Instructor
Tucker grew up sailing at Ida Lewis Yacht Club.  When he became old enough he began volunteering and eventually became a Junior Instructor.  Tucker is a Senior at Providence Country Day.

Chloe Shae, Junior Instructor
Chloe is joining us  for her second season as Junior Instructor.  She grew up sailing in our Brenton Cove Racing Program (BCRP).